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The Fallen of World War Two - Powerful data visualization by Neil Halloran

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts. 25 more words

Video

Review & Giveaway: American Wife by Taya Kyle

• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (May 4, 2015)

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private journey, a moving and universal chronicle of love and family, service and patriotism, grief and sacrifice, faith and purpose. 387 more words

2015

DEFCON status

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DEFCON

The defense readiness condition (DEFCON) is an alert state used by the United States Armed Forces.

Technology

Review: Stalked: The Boy Who Said No by Patti Sheehy

Frank Mederos defects from Cuba’s Special Forces and making a harrowing escape from his homeland, Frank faces new challenges in America.

I enjoyed reading of Frank’s life, the story was depicted from the human side and less focus on the history aspect. 148 more words

2015

Roy Jacobsen - The Burnt Out Town of Miracles

Review date: April 2015

Rating: *****

 I’ve thoroughly enjoyed The Burnt Out Town of Miracles and would recommend this to anyone. The plot, the characters and the location is cold.

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Fiction

Jeffrey Deaver - Carte Blanche

Review date: 31 March 2015

Rating: ****

The sooner this is made into a Bond film the better, Deaver has excelled in producing a Bond-thriller of the highest calibre.

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Fiction